SLOVENIA – Croatian Worker Restrictions Lifted from 1 July 2018

The Slovenian government has lifted work restrictions for Croatian workers, effective 1 July 2018. Croatian nationals now have the same access to the Slovenian labour market as nationals of other EU Member States. Austria is the only EU Member State still restricting Croatians’ access to its labour market.

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SLOVENIA – Croatian Worker Restrictions Lifted from 1 July 2018

The information in this news alert was provided by ODI Law and Matrix Relocations.

NETHERLANDS – Croatian Worker Restrictions Lifted from 1 July 2018

The Dutch government decided on 8 June 2018 to lift the current work authorisation requirements for Croatian workers from 1 July 2018.

From that date, Croatian nationals will have the same access to the Dutch labour market as nationals of other EU Member States

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NETHERLANDS – Croatian Worker Restrictions Lifted from 1 July 2018

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Expat Management Group.

MOROCCO – Fewer Intra-Company Transfers Qualify for Exemption from Labour Market Testing

In the last few weeks, the Ministry of Labour in Morocco has tightened the qualifying criteria for the intra-company transfer work permit process. The ICT process exempts employers from obtaining approval from the Agence Nationale de Promotion de l’Emploi et des Competences (ANAPEC) certifying that no local Moroccan candidate suits the position.

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MOROCCO – Fewer Intra-Company Transfers Qualify for Exemption from Labour Market Testing

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Maroc Integration.

GHANA – New Employment Guidelines Released by Petroleum Commission

Effective 2 June 2018. the Petroleum Commission (PC) has released new guidelines covering the employment of foreign nationals.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Government Announces Plans to Boost Emirati Employment

The Ministry of Emiratisation and Human Resources (MOHRE) has recently announced plans to encourage the employment of Emirati nationals.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Government Announces Plans to Boost Emirati Employment

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Proven.

NIGERIA – Executive Order Brings Stricter Labour Market Rules

On 2 February 2018, the President of Nigeria signed an executive order (EO5) aimed at promoting local Nigerian expertise in science, engineering and technology.

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NIGERIA – Executive Order Brings Stricter Labour Market Rules

This alert was drafted using information provided by Famsville Solicitors.

OMAN – Six-Month Ban on Hiring Foreign Nationals in 87 Professions

Effective immediately, Oman’s Ministry of Manpower has suspended the recruitment of foreign nationals in 87 professions, across ten sectors, for six months.

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OMAN – Six-Month Ban on Hiring Foreign Nationals in 87 Professions

This news alert was prepared using information provided by HelpXpat Relocations.